Books Read 2011

  1. Classics for Pleasure by Michael Dirda
  2. The Summer Book by Tove Jansson
  3. A Reader on Reading by Alberto Manguel
  4. An Instance of the Fingerpost by Iain Pears
  5. AfterWord edited by Dale Salwak
  6. The Gift by Hafiz
  7. The Warden by Anthony Trollope
  8. Neuromancer by William Gibson
  9. The Late American Novel: Writers on the Future of Books edited by C. Max Magee and Jeff Martin
  10. The Transit of Venus by Shirley Hazzard
  11. A Manifesto for Literary Studies by Marjorie Garber
  12. The Trial by Franz Kafka
  13. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
  14. 2666 by Alberto Bolano
  15. Alcestis by Euripides
  16. Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde
  17. Graphs, Maps, Trees by Franco Moretti
  18. The Moral Lives of Animals by Dale Peterson – Abandoned
  19. What Ever Happened to Modernism? by Gabriel Josipovici
  20. Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
  21. The Infinity of Lists by Umberto Eco
  22. Emily Dickinson’s Gardens: A Celebration of a Poet and Gardener by Marta McDowell
  23. Sense and Sensibility by Janes Austen
  24. Tolstoy and the Purple Chair by Nina Sankovitch
  25. Monoculture: How One Story is Changing Everything by F.S. Michaels
  26. Reality Hunger by David Shields
  27. Cakes and Ale by Somerset Maugham
  28. Barks and Purrs by Colette
  29. The Persimmon Tree and Other Stories by Marjorie Barnard
  30. Sugar in My Bowl edited Erica Jong
  31. Bleak House by Charles Dickens
  32. The End of the Story by Lydia Davis
  33. Fantastic Women: 18 Tales of the Surreal and Sublime edited by Rob Spillman
  34. Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
  35. Never Never Stories by Jason Sanford
  36. Carmilla by Sheridan LeFanu
  37. The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole
  38. The Golden Mean by Annabel Lyon
  39. Feynman by Jim Ottaviani, drawn by Leland Myrick
  40. Helmet of Horror by Victor Pelevin
  41. For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange
  42. Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar
  43. The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood by James Gleick
  44. Death with Interruptions by Jose Saramago
  45. Heracles by Euripides
  46. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  47. Wonder Struck by Brian Selznick
  48. Ulysses by James Joyce
  49. Notes for Joyce by Don Gifford
  50. At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson
  51. Wild Life by Molly Gloss
  52. Children of Heracles by Euripides
  53. Howards End is on the Landing Susan Hill
  54. Cyclops by Euripides
  55. Habibi by Craig Thompson
  56. In Other Worlds by Margaret Atwood
  57. Buying a Fishing Rod for My Grandfather by Gao Xingjian

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